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The 16th National Film Awards happened in the year 1968. It was presented by the ministry of information and broadcasting. The award that year introduced three new awards in the Indian cinema named as best child artist and best film on family welfare and it even included best film lyric writer and even the best male and female playback singer awards get into two different categories. The event was organised after the formation six different committees which were mainly taken by the film producing sector in India, which include Bombay, Calcutta and Madras with award categories.

Justice G. D. Khosla headed the central committee for the event. The documentary was settled by D. K. Borooah the chairperson and for Short Films were taken care by Chairperson Piloo Mody and Balwant Gargi. Whereas jury of Bombay regional appointed Chairperson Nissim Ezekiel, on the other hand, Calcutta appointed Roma Choudhry and Madras appointed C.R. Pattabhiraman. The ceremony took place at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. ON 13th February 1970 it was a special day for the Bengali film Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne who got the best-featured film and the president’s gold medal all over India. The film was the star hit as it also got the best direction award. The event had two kinds of awards that evening one was for the featured films, and the other was for the non-featured.

The President’s gold medal for the best-featured film all over India, after some time the best feature film was called as national film award. The same award is now given at state level for particular language. The certificates of merit were not been given anymore that evening as it’s been decided to discontinue. Awards like best story writer and the best promotional film were not found suitable for the present. So the ministry of information and broadcasting decided not to give any nominations for it.

The regional awards were also there for best films in regional languages of India in which Assamese, English, Gujarati, Kashmir and Punjabi was there. The Bengali film Apanjan got the award. Whereas Indian famous Actor Amitabh Bachchan was there to cherish the moment. The famous singer Shankar Jaikishan too was there with her partner. The melodious singer Mohammad Rafi when came on the stage to receive the award from David Chacha, and beautiful Simi and gave a live performance at the moment and everyone who came to the 17th film awards enjoyed every bit of it.

On the other side, the beautiful film actress Sharmila Tagore joined Mohammad Rafi’s performance on the stage and though it became the most delightful scene of the evening. The famous and talented, the queen of everyone’s mind Helen was also there that evening. Even Shammi Kapoor stole the awards ceremony with his dance performance.


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